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New York and California Lead the Charge Over Climate Rule Rollbacks

November 2, 2018 by Abhay Sharma

(Source: gtm) New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood is preparing for battle against the Trump administration over its attempt to dismantle the Obama-era Clean Power Plan. The Empire State, along with 26 Democratic state attorneys general, cities and counties, outlined its legal and policy rationale for opposing the Clean Power Plan (CPP) replacement in public comments submitted to the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday — the deadline to weigh in on the Trump’s Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) proposal. In extensive comments, the coalition charges that the proposed rule is riddled with factual inaccuracies, analytical errors and legal flaws, and calls on the EPA to abandon the plan. Underwood reiterated in a statement Thursday that she will sue to block the ACE rule if it is adopted. Read full article…

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